Food

Open & Closed: Say Hello to Rabbit in the Moon, Goodbye to Le Boeuf à la Mode

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Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.

French mainstay Le Boeuf à la Mode on the Upper East Side has announced that it will close ofter nearly 50 years in operation at the end of the month.
[ZagatBuzz]

Fat Hippo on Clinton Street may be closing after just about a year in business. City marshals served the restaurant with an eviction notice this week.
[BoweryBoogie]

Bread Meats Bread is the latest addition to the Co-op on Atlantic in Brooklyn Heights, serving Crop to Cup coffee alongside roast pork shoulder and kaffir lime chicken sandwiches.
[NY Times]

Il Matto is bringing avant-garde Italian food to Tribeca, as well as molecular-inspired cocktails by Italian mixologist Christina Bini.
[Time Out]

Curry Hill is getting a new member in Cinnamon, which will specialize in Indo-Chinese dishes like honey-garlic cauliflower, chili chicken, and Phuket fish.
[Metromix]

Rocco Ancarola’s new gastropub Rabbit in the Moon in Greenwich Village will turn out such pub classics as bangers and mash, and fish and chips.
[NY Times]

Osteria Il Paiolo has opened in North Williamsburg, specializing in fresh-baked bread, homemade pasta, and polenta.
[Metromix]

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